Drug & Alcohol Addiction
Alcoholics Anonymous' primary purpose is to help alcoholics to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve utilising a Twelve Step programme of spiritual and character development.
National Helpline: 0845 769 7555
(Calls charged at local rate on BT lines. Other networks may vary.)
A non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Run by recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs.
Helpline: 0300 999 1212
(10.00am to Midnight)
Informative and honest site offering an A to Z list of substances, explaining appearance, use, effects, chances of getting hooked, health risks and UK law. Includes live chat and confidential message reply service.
Helpline: 0300 123 6600
One of the UK's largest drug and alcohol treatment charities. They believe that effective treatment needs to be tailored to the individual and that each person needs caring and committed support as they move forward step by step.
Tel: 020 7251 5860
Lifeline works with individuals, families and communities both to prevent and reduce harm, to promote recovery, and to challenge the inequalities linked to alcohol and drug misuse. Their vision is to provide alcohol and drug services that value people and achieve change.
Tel: 0161 200 5486